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CIS 292 Week 1 Individual: Operating Systems Comparison Exercise
Create a 2- to 3-page comparison chart or paper that lists and compares the features and functions of the four types of operating systems discussed this week (Windows®, Mac®, Mobile/iOS®/Android™, and Linux®). Use your in-class studies this week as well as online research.
You may use Microsoft® Visio®, Microsoft® Word, Microsoft® PowerPoint® or another diagramming software to complete a chart or table.
Address the following, at a minimum, for all four operating system types:
Platforms/hardware on which the operating system is compatible
Purchasing model (closed vs open source)
Supportability and support options for end-users
Possible business/enterprise uses
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. If you choose to create a comparison chart, make sure to format any citations and references according to APA guidelines.
Submit your chart to the Assignment Files tab.
CIS 292 Week 2 Individual: Operating System Portfolio – Operating Systems Training Presentation
Based on your Week Two Learning Team collaborative discussion, create an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that would be used to conduct a training session regarding operating system optimization and virtualization. Simply submitting slides is NOT sufficient. Everything needed to actually present this should be included. You can either (1) record your voice over the presentation and submit the file or (2) include detailed speaker notes for each slide with a transcript of what you would say.
Address all of the following key points in your presentation at a minimum:
System monitoring tools and best practices for all three operating systems discussed this week (Windows, Mac, and Linux).
Performance optimization options for all three operating systems discussed this week (Windows®, Mac®, and Linux).
Benefits and potential disadvantages of computer virtualization.
Submit your presentation to the Assignment Files tab.
CIS 292 Week 3 Individual: Operating System Portfolio – Troubleshooting Operating Systems Checklist
Develop a support and troubleshooting checklist based on the five issues referenced in the learning team discussion. This activity can be completed in Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint®, Excel®, or another program of your choosing.
Fill in your worksheet with content for each of the following five issues, at minimum:
Overview of the issue
Steps to resolve the issue
Tools (built in to the OS or third party) that can be used to troubleshoot or diagnose the issue
Submit the checklist using the Assignment Files tab.
CIS 292 Week 4 Individual: Operating System Portfolio – Network Worksheet
Based on the information gathered in your team collaborative discussion this week,complete the Network Worksheet located under the Materials section to the right.
Submit your worksheet to the Assignment Files tab.
Almost all new computers are connected to some kind of network. It is important that you know which kind of network to setup and how to configure the operating system properly.
Activity: Wired Versus Wireless Networking
Complete the following activity by comparing the use of a wired network to a wireless network.
Reasons to use a wired network:
Dangers of a wired network:
How to resolve these dangers:
Reasons to use a wireless network:
Dangers of a wireless network:
How to resolve these dangers:
CIS 292 Week 5 Individual: Operating System Portfolio – Information Security Business Proposal Final
You are an IT Security consultant and are putting together a proposal presentation for a perspective customer. The organization is a small company that has grown rapidly. Using both Windows® and Mac® laptops, they don’t yet understand the value of information security, the potential effects it has on their company, or ways to protect their employee computers from attacks.
Based on your Week Five Learning Team collaborative discussion, create an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that would be used to conduct a business proposal to the company in the scenario above explaining the benefits and applications of information security. Simply submitting slides is NOT sufficient. You can either (1) record your voice over the presentation and submit the file, or (2) include detailed speaker notes for each slide with a transcript of what you would say.
Address all of the following key points at a minimum:
A brief overview of information security and how it can impact the company
Potential threats and business impacts
Benefits of a strong company security posture
Built-in operating system tools for both Windows and Mac systems that can help them maintain a secure computing environment
Compile all sections of the Support Portfolio. Update, if necessary, based on feedback from previous weeks. This should include all parts of the portfolio from Weeks Two through Five.
Create an introductory paragraph outlining the portfolio’s contents.
Submit your finalized portfolio to the Assignment Files tab.